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W3 Book Club-“Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins

W3 Book Club members create unique celebrations around each and every book they read. This includes food, table decor, cocktails, wine and appropriate attire; all of which are a by-product of the storylines’ in the book. This month’s inspiration comes from, “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins.

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W3 Book Club - "The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn

Winter gets long in Minnesota (meaning it lasts well into spring sometimes), but nothing gets W3 Book Club members’ blood boiling like an intriguing spy novel! And what could be more exciting than an espionage story based on a real-life, female spy network, aptly called “The Alice Network.”

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W3 Book Club-“Whiskey in a Teacup” by Reese Witherspoon

Teri E. Popp, Laura Chin and their W3 Book Club re-enacted the clothes, food and style of the book “Whiskey in a Teacup.” The Academy Award–winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, of southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.

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W3 Book Club - “Red Notice” by Bill Browder

Teri E. Popp, Laura Chin and their W3 Book Club investigated the Russian spy underworld in Bill Browder’s non-fiction book “Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice.

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Oscar Nominations

Welcome to the Oscars! I’ve always wanted to say that, so let me have my moment. I’m happy to offer you a complete list of all the nominated categories. It’s probably too much to hope for, but if each and every presenter and winner could PLEASE thank the people who helped them get there and leave the non-related issues at home under the bed, that would be just awesome. The Oscars are a party, so let’s all do just that! Celebrate and party on…

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W3 Book Club - "∞®≥A Man Called Ove”

Hej!!! The theme was all things Swedish when our host, Laurie, chose “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman for our W3 Book Club get together. For more on how to kick-off your own bookclub for 2019-click W3 Book Club; The Back Story…and yes the W3=Wine, Women & Words!

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W3 Book Club-"The Other Boleyn Girl"

W3 Book Club celebrated "The Other Boleyn Girl" by Philippa Gregory and heralded their featured birthday girl, Laura, with crowns, scepters and a royal Tudor feast! We started the evening with her crowning and induction as Queen of our hearts from the Royal House of Burkholder-Chin.

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W3 Book Club-“Lilac Girls“ by Martha Hall Kelly

The latest read from the W3 Book Club, is “Lilac Girls“ by Martha Hall Kelly. The tragedies of the Polish concentration camps of WWII detailed in Kelly‘s book, tells the little known story of Ravensbrück Concentration Camp‘s “Rabbits.“ The horror these women endured is only overshadowed by the fact the Lilac Girls came to find peace, forgiveness, and return to their lives to share their incredible stories.

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